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Sparks win 10th straight at home, top Fever 98-65

Aug. 23, 2019 12:42 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nneka Ogwumike had 17 points, seven rebounds and five steals as the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Indiana Fever 98-65 on Thursday night for their 10th straight win at home. The Sparks, 11-2 at Staples Center this season, became the fourth WNBA team to clinch a spot in the playoffs. Eleven...

Hoosiers hire former player Roberts as assistant coach

Aug. 22, 2019 8:16 PM EDT

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana coach Archie Miller says he has hired former Hoosiers player Mike Roberts as an assistant coach. Roberts coached previously at UNC Greensboro, Rice and California. He fills the void left by Ed Schilling's departure. His Indiana roots run deep. He returned to his home state...

Appeals court rules South Bend abortion clinic can stay open

Aug. 22, 2019 5:13 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld an injunction allowing a South Bend abortion clinic to remain open without a state-required license until there is a final ruling in a lawsuit on the license. The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals issued the ruling Thursday, thwarting an attempt by...

Mistrial declared for man accused of eating ex's body parts

Aug. 22, 2019 3:21 PM EDT

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A judge has declared a mistrial for a southern Indiana man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and eating parts of her body. Clark County Circuit Judge Vicki Carmichael made the ruling Thursday after a witness called by prosecutors on the first day of testimony brought up...

Church: Free speech protects decision to fire teacher

Aug. 22, 2019 7:29 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Catholic church leaders in Indianapolis are citing the First Amendment as a defense to a lawsuit filed by a teacher who was fired because he's in a same-sex marriage. The Archdiocese of Indianapolis asked a judge Wednesday to dismiss a lawsuit by Joshua Payne-Elliott, who worked at...

Trial begins for man accused of killing, eating parts of ex

Aug. 21, 2019 5:47 PM EDT

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A prosecutor has told jurors that a southern Indiana man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and eating parts of her body told police he had gone to her home "to talk some sense into her" after a breakup days earlier. Clark County Prosecutor Jeremy Mull said in his opening...

Armstrong, Jones top horses in No. 9 Irish rushing stable

Aug. 21, 2019 5:34 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — No. 9 Notre Dame may find out this season that a stable full of running backs is better than one. Jafar Armstrong and Tony Jones Jr. are sharing the load in practices, with three underclassmen also pushing for playing time. The previous two seasons, Josh Adams (1,430 yards in 2017)...

Wisconsin WR Quintez Cephus returns to practice

Aug. 21, 2019 5:05 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin receiver Quintez Cephus returned to practice Wednesday, though he is not eligible to play in games yet at least in part because he lacks credits after he was expelled this spring amid sexual assault allegations. Coach Paul Chryst told reporters at practice that Cephus didn't...

Not a 'tattooed guy': Larry Bird mural will be changed

Aug. 21, 2019 3:00 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Larry Bird likes the mural but not the tats. An artist says she'll remove most tattoos from a large painting of the former NBA star on an Indianapolis multi-family residence. The tattoos include two rabbits mating on his right arm and a spider web on a shoulder. Artist Jules Muck says...

Injury rash opens door for Colts' revolving running backs

Aug. 21, 2019 2:32 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Marlon Mack looks around the Indianapolis Colts locker room and sees the continually changing nameplates. On Monday, Charcandrick West and Marquis Young went up on running back row. On Tuesday, James Williams joined the group. And more changes could be coming amid an injury rash that...